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World of Sports Afield TV 2014

The all-new 2014 season of the Wild Sheep Foundation's World of Sports Afield TV airs on the Sportsman Channel Saturdays at 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. EST and Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. EST. View Video
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Alaska Brown Bear, Part I

In Episode 1 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Producer Dave Fulson travels to the Alaska Peninsula in search of a big brown bear. View Video
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Alaska Brown Bear, Part 2

In Episode 2 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Sports Afield's James Reed travels to the Alaska Peninsula in search of a big brown bear. View Video
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Greenland Muskox & Reindeer

Ruger's Mike Fifer and his daughter Katie travel to Greenland in a quest for muskox and reindeer. View Video
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Greenland Muskox & Reindeer, Part 2

Mike Fifer and his daughter Katie continue their hunt in Greenland in search of reindeer. View Video
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Marco Polo Sheep in Kyrgyzstan

In Episode 5 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Tim Fallon heads to the Pamirs to hunt Marco Polo sheep. View Video
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An Elk Hunt in Wyoming

In Episode 6 of the 2012 Season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Aaron Neilson hunts elk in the Wyoming high country. View Video
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Giant Eland in the Central African Republic

In Episode 7 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Trijicon president Stephen Bindon hunts Lord Derby eland in the Central African Republic. View Video
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Desert Sheep in Mexico

In Episode 8 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Steve Hornady hunts desert sheep in Mexico's Baja California Sur. View Video
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Buffalo Down Under

In Episode 9 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield TV, Dave Fulson hunts Asiatic water buffalo in Australia's Northern Territory. View Video
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A Bison Hunt in Wyoming

In Episode 10 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield, Ivan Carter hunts bison in Wyoming. View Video
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Yukon Sheep & Moose Adventure

Tony Caliguiri floats the wild rivers of the Yukon Territory on a quest for Stone sheep and moose. View Video
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Hitting the Ivory Trail

In Episode 12 of the 2012 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield TV, Bobby Turner hunts elephant with Chifuti Safaris. View Video
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Namibia Plains Game

In Episode 12 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Sports Afield Editor in Chief Diana Rupp travels to the Omatendeka Conservancy in northern Namibia to hunt for plains game, especially springbok and kudu. View Video
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A Hunt for Markhor

Watch Episode 1 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, where hunter Craig Boddington travels to Pakistan in search of the world's most magnificent wild mountain goat, the markhor. View Video
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Giant Eland

Episode 7 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television features an exciting hunt for Lord Derby eland in the Central African Republic. View Video
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Alberta Moose

In Episode 8 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Sports Afield's James Reed hunts for moose in the Canadian wilderness. View Video
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Oklahoma Whitetail

In Episode 13 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, a hunter seeks a big whitetail buck on an Oklahoma ranch. View Video
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Botswana Elephant

In Episode 11 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Sports Afield publisher Ludo Wurfbain travels to Botswana in search of a big tusker. View Video
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Alaska Bear

Episode 10 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television follows hunters on a quest for grizzly in Alaska. View Video
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Mexico Mule Deer

Episode 9 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television features a hunt for desert mule deer in the Sonoran Desert. View Video
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Alberta Mule Deer

In Episode 6 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Craig Boddington braves the cold and snow in Alberta in his quest for a big mule deer. View Video
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Bezoar Ibex

In Episode 5 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, Steve Hornady travels to Turkey in pursuit of the magnificent Bezoar ibex. View Video
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Wyoming Elk

In Episode 4 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, well-known African PH Ivan Carter fulfills his dream of hunting elk in Wyoming--but gives the hunt an African twist by carrying his double rifle. View Video
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Zambezi Buffalo

Episode 3 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television features and exciting hunt for buffalo and lioness in Zimbabwe's Zambezi Valley. View Video
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Yukon Sheep

Episode 2 of the 2011 season of Trijicon World of Sports Afield television, artist Josh Spies hunts for a Dall sheep in the mountains of Canada's Yukon territory. View Video
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World of Sports Afield TV 2014

Watch the opening sequence for the all-new 2014 season of the Wild Sheep Foundation's World of Sports Afield TV. The show airs three times weekly on the Sportsman Channel. View Video
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Hug A Hunter 2013

The Colorado Wildlife Council created a series of ads to convey a positive message about the benefits of hunting to nonhunters. They do a great job of getting the message across. Learn more about this initiative at www.hugahunter.com. View Video
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Hug A Hunter 2012

Colorado's Wildlife Council has created a series of TV ads called "Hug a Hunter" to educate the general public about the benefits of hunting. These ads do a great job of getting the message out to nonhunters. View Video
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Techno-Packing These days it's easy to take our electronic gadgets into the wilderness with us. Read More
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Everybody Wants a Kudu Any mature kudu bull is a trophy to be proud of. Read More
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Why Do We Miss? Misses are embarrassing, but they happen to everyone... eventually. Read More
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For the Record A few of the world's greatest hunting trophies View More
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Member Gallery Post your hunting photo here! View More
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Sports Afield Cover Gallery Classic covers from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s View More

An expedition to central Asia in search of the magnificent mid-Asian ibex.

By Diana Rupp

In October 2014, I traveled to the fascinating country of Kazakhstan, along with my husband, Scott, to hunt one of the world's most interesting mountain animals, the mid-Asian ibex. This successful and enjoyable trip was arranged by The Hunting Consortium. You can read the story of the hunt in the January/February 2015 issue of Sports Afield. Because space did not allow Sports Afield to publish as many of the photos from the hunt as I would have liked, I am posting here some additional photos from our fantastic central Asian adventure.

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Reflections on the fiftieth anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

By Diana Rupp

My first wilderness elk hunt was ten years ago, but I still remember it vividly. There was the fourteen-mile horseback ride from the trailhead north of Missoula to the snug collection of canvas wall tents that formed our elk camp in the Scapegoat Wilderness. From this base, we rode out every morning—sometimes spending three or four hours coaxing our mounts up faint trails into backcountry canyons—and then tied the horses to logs or pine trunks. We spent the idyllic September days hiking up eight-thousand-foot peaks, bugling from canyon rims, and skidding down timbered slopes in search of elk.

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Augusta Wallihan was a hunter, wildlife photographer, adventurer, and conservationist.

By Diana Rupp

When I first saw the photograph of Augusta Wallihan entitled “Grocery Shopping,” I was intrigued and had to find out more. Who was this woman, dressed in the garb of the late 1800s and standing over a very nice mule-deer buck with a skinning knife and a Remington Hepburn rifle, exuding an air of confidence and competence?

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It's time to welcome a new generation of health-conscious meat-eaters into the world of hunting.

by Diana Rupp


Rupp with some steaks and roasts she procured in Pennsylvania last fall (still in their original packaging).

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A contest to reward the hunter who takes the “oldest and ugliest” buffalo of 2014!

by Kevin Robertson

 

Kevin Robertson took this ancient buffalo in the Dande.  He was aged by the Taylor 1st molar tooth method to be in his fifteenth year.  Robertson considers this old bull his greatest trophy.

 

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